Yoshikane Kurouchi Tsuchime Gyuto 180mm

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Yoshikane Kurouchi Tsuchime Gyuto 180mm

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Specifications

Style: Gyuto
Blade Length: 180mm
Weight: ~145grms
Blade Material: White #2 Core, Soft Iron Clad
Handle Material: Burnt Chestnut, Buffalo Horn Bolster
HRC: 62-63
Availability: In stock SKU: 12769C

Description

Yoshikane knives are highly sought after pieces crafted in Sanjo, Niigata. Founded in 1919, Yoshikane have been producing knives for over 100 years, and is headed by Mr. Yamamoto, who is a 4th generation blacksmith. He will not just ‘sell his knives to anyone’, he remarked to us, in order to sustain the Yoshikane name as being one of the top producer of knives in Japan in terms of quality, finish, and attention to detail. This can evidently be seen as Chefs Edge is the only Australian retailer of this line of incredible chef knives.

The hand-hammered kurouchi finish on these blades assists with food release, and helps protect the blade from rust, as the cladding and core are reactive carbon steel. The core is White #2, considered the purest of the Japanese steels, and is very easy to sharpen and comes razor sharp straight out of the box. These knives feature a subtle convex grind which results in excellent cutting performance, and are finished with a roasted chestnut handle.

Care Instructions

Cutting
These knives are incredibly sharp, and as such have a very thin edge. Cut on wood chopping boards only, and do not hit/cut/chop frozen vegetables, bones, or hard objects, as the blade can chip or break. Do not twist or torque the blade whilst cutting, as this may also chip the cutting edge.

Washing
No dishwasher use!
Use a cloth with hot water to wipe the blade, no scourers or abrasives as this may ruin the finish. Dry your knives as soon as possible after washing and do not leave them wet for extended periods of time. Store in a cool, dry place.

Sharpening
We recommend you use a whetstone to sharpen this blade. Sharpening stones are available on our website, and with a small amount of practice you’ll be sharpening your own knives in no time.

 

Shipping Information

Each of our knives is carefully checked for quality prior to despatch, upon which you can expect a ~1-2 business day time between placing your order and your order shipping.

We hold all stock in our warehouse in Australia for fast shipping and quality assurance. No dropshipping here!

Orders come gift wrapped and are shipped by Australia Post Parcel Post or via Express Post, determined at the checkout. Once shipped, your order confirmation along with your tracking number will be sent to you via the email address provided at checkout.

If you have any questions regarding shipping, or about our products in general, please do not hesitate to reach out to any of our helpful staff via the contact us page.